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Royal Opera House

OPERA

Began as the the Theatre Royal in 1732, which was destroyed by fire in 1808 and reopened the following year. The theater was reconceived as the Royal Italian Opera in 1847, but was again destroyed by fire 1856. Reopened 1858, it became the Royal Opera House in 1892. Torn down and rebuilt 1999. Located in Covent Garden.

Official Website:
http://www.roh.org.uk/

Location:
London, England

Founding Date:
1732

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Barbirolli
Conductor
2-Dec-1899 29-Jul-1970 Conductor at The Hallé, 1943-70
Isaiah Berlin
Philosopher
6-Jun-1909 5-Nov-1997 The Hedgehog and the Fox
Lord Chadlington
Business
?   CEO of Huntsworth
Colin Davis
Conductor
25-Sep-1927   Principal Conductor, LSO, 1995-2006
Bernard Haitink
Conductor
4-Mar-1929   Conductor, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Rafael Kubelik
Conductor
29-Jun-1914 11-Aug-1996 Conductor, Czech Philharmonic, 1942-48
Georg Solti
Conductor
21-Oct-1912 5-Sep-1997 Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Joan Sutherland
Singer
7-Nov-1926 10-Oct-2010 "La Stupenda" opera soprano


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